How Paying Yourself First Enhances Your Business

Once upon a time many years ago, there was a young woman who lived and worked in north London.  A talented individual in many areas, she worked in a company she loved, amongst very many friends, but the job she was doing was challenging to say the least.

She had recently transferred from company secretarial work into the finance department where she was responsible for the income and expenditure of the business, and which was well up into the hundreds of thousands.

Being the diligent soul she was, she began her new job researching files, following up calls and contacts, and generally opening doors that hadn’t been opened for very long.  Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on your view) the result of this was that the doors were opening onto a can of worms.  And being full of integrity, she couldn’t help but open up the can of worms to see exactly what type of worm was in there. Continue reading

The secret behind positive thinking

Using positive affirmations is a fundamental in the world of personal development, and increasingly in the business world.  In fact, thinking and imagining positively has been around for a long time, particularly in the sports world where it has been normal for many years for athletes and others to visualise and imagine themselves in the winning position.

However, I’ve come across many, many people somewhat disgruntled with positive thinking, because they say it doesn’t work. Continue reading

The secret success of positive thoughts

I’ve come across many, many people somewhat disgruntled with positive thinking, because they say it doesn’t work.  They’ve tried affirming for what they want, and it seems so patently ridiculous that they give up.  Mistake.  Because it’s the very thought that it’s ridiculous that holds the secret to the success of the positive thought. Continue reading

Practicing Rich Thoughts

I recently started to study the Course in Miracles, with a lesson every day.  So far, so good.  But the last few days have been a challenge, since I’ve been visiting my sister and her family, where the focus is not at all on anything spiritual – more on how to get my 4 year old nephew to go to bed without a fuss. Continue reading